Washington Landlord Association

SB 6400 & HB 2583 Rent Control Legislation Update - WLA PAC

28 Jan 2018 1:34 PM | KATRINA CHRISTOFFERSEN (Administrator)

Dear WLA Members:


Please notice the two changes to the hearing schedule in regards to the rent control legislation. 


The time of the hearing of SB 6400 in the Senate Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee on Tuesday, February 30 has moved from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the JA Cherberg Building Room 3.


The house version HB 2583 was removedfrom Executive Session (vote out of committee) in the House Judiciary Committee.


The policy cutoff is Friday, February 2.  If these bills are not voted out to committee they will be DEAD for the 2018 session.




Meeting is now scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m.

Financial Institutions & Insurance - 1/30/2018 8:30 a.m.

Senate Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED ON 1/26/2018 AT 5:27 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 6557 - Concerning sales, use, and excise tax exemptions for self-help housing development.
  2. SB 6532 - Creating a Washington affordable housing tax credit program.
  3. SB 6400 - Concerning local authority to address affordable housing needs through regulation of rent and associated charges.
  4. SJM 8002 - Requesting that Congress enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall act.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



Removed from Executive Session:  HB 2583 Concerning local authority to address affordable housing needs through regulation of rent and associated charges; HB 2537 Regarding foreclosure and distraint sales of manufactured/mobile or park model homes; and HB 2376 Concerning the sufficient age for contracting a marriage.


Added to Possible Executive Session:  HB 1798, HB 1811, HB 2253, HB 2262, HB 2405, and HB 2731.

Judiciary - 2/1/2018 1:30 p.m.

House Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED ON 1/26/2018 AT 4:28 PM

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 2791 - Concerning faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults.
  2. HB 2578 - Preserving and expanding rental housing options for persons whose source of income is derived from or includes sources other than employment.
  3. HB 2475 - Concerning the tolling of construction defect claims.
  4. HB 2544 - Requiring property sold in tax lien foreclosure proceedings to be sold as is.
  5. HB 2587 - Concerning required disclosures for special prosecuting attorneys.
  6. HB 2687 - Increasing appropriated funding for public defense services.
  7. HB 2541 - Expanding the classes of persons who may provide informed consent for certain patients who are not competent to consent.
  8. HB 1798 - Concerning the sale of manufactured/mobile home communities.
  9. HB 1811 - Concerning notice of material changes to the operations or governance structure of a health care provider or provider organization.
  10. HB 2253 - Concerning the right to control disposition of the remains of a deceased minor child.
  11. HB 2262 - Concerning actions for wrongful injury or death.
  12. HB 2405 - Concerning implementation of mandatory provisions of the federal rule on flexibility, efficiency, and modernization in child support enforcement programs regarding health care coverage.
  13. HB 2731 - Concerning collection of medical debt.
  14. HB 2873 - Addressing motorcycle profiling.
  15. HB 2605 - Addressing misdemeanant supervision services by limited jurisdiction courts.
  16. HB 2611 - Concerning the privilege for peer support group counselors.
  17. HB 2831 - Concerning construction defect actions.
  18. HB 2790 - Concerning the condominium and homeowners' association dispute resolution program.
  19. HJM 4016 - Concerning the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program.
  20. HB 1945 - Allowing prospective jurors who are elderly to choose to be excused from jury service or to remain a prospective juror.
  21. HB 2385 - Concerning solemnization of marriage by elected officials.
  22. HB 2640 - Limiting liability for registered apiarists.
  23. HB 2822 - Concerning service animals.



Thank you in advance.   
Many thanks.   
Mark Gjurasic                                                             
Public Affairs of Washington, LLC 
(360) 481-6000  


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